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Can antral gastritis cause chest heaviness and pain? I mostly feel it in the center of my chest. How long until meds recovery? 1 week or more?

Can antral gastritis cause chest heaviness and pain? I mostly feel it in the center of my chest. How long until meds recovery? 1 week or more?

Antral gastritis: Antral gastritis usually presents as epigastric pain below the sternum, not inthe chest. If associated with nausea, it may represent outlet obstriction or poor gastric emptying requiring more testing than we have so far. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Gastritis (Definition)

Inflammation associated with mucosal injury in the stomach. Gastritis is commonly a result of infectious or autoimmune diseases, although it can also result from drugs, extreme stress ...Read more


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Pain in left arm with no chest pain...had antral gastritis. Wat is d cause of dis.

Where?: It could be from tour neck, chest or a dozen place in the upper limb. Please be specific. Where and when and how. Over use? Normal use? Only pain-no weakness or numbness, Could be any of two dozen things. ...Read more

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Chest pain down left arm through back for over a week, likely caused from gastritis should I go to ER or just keep taking pepcid (famotidine)? Hematocrit was 37

Chest pain down left arm through back for over a week, likely caused from gastritis should I go to ER or just keep taking pepcid (famotidine)? Hematocrit was 37

Depends: If your symptoms are bearable and you're confident of the diagnosis, the er won't be of much value. You'd be better off calling the one who prescribed Pepcid (famotidine) and ask for a more potent schedule, strength, or medication. If you're in distress and need immediate relief or reduction of discomfort, then that's why we have ers. ...Read more

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Have mild gastritis. Have chest pain bad especially if I eat something immediately after or while I'm eating get instant chest pain. Last forever.

Have mild gastritis. Have chest pain bad especially if I eat something immediately after or while I'm eating get instant chest pain. Last forever.

See doc: I see you are already on protonix so go back to doctor for evaluation to be sure it is gastritis and not something else like cardiac. Perhaps you need to be scoped if you have not been recently ...Read more

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Chest pain palpitations feeling like you have to cough because of it. Could be esophagus spasms? Arythmyia? Have mild gastritis get pain after eat too

Chest pain palpitations feeling like you have to cough because of it. Could be esophagus spasms? Arythmyia? Have mild gastritis get pain after eat too

Multiple Causes: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. You should see a doctor to get more information if it is severe or persistent. ...Read more

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Right arm tingly what could it be no chest pain little bit of gastritis and I have neuropathy never felt this before neck is sore and tight too?

See PMD: This could be a sign of cervical disc herniation and resulting radiculopathy. But based on your age and medical problems, could be other things also. Please see your pmd for workup. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with gastritis yesterday Had labs drawn 4/21 & 4/29 my bilirubin went from 0.5 to 2.0 BUN went from 8 to 5 lot of stomach pain & chest pain

Diagnosed with gastritis yesterday Had labs drawn 4/21 & 4/29 my bilirubin went from 0.5 to 2.0 BUN went from 8 to 5 lot of stomach pain & chest pain

Pancreatitis?: I would go back and speak to who treated you and the workup. Did they rule out pancreatitis, gallstones etc. Severe acute stomach and chest/ back pains should consider pancreatitis ...Read more

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Headache and back neck pain for 3 days now. Chest soreness from Lipitor (atorvastatin) and my gastritis can that be the cause of it?

Headache and back neck pain for 3 days now. Chest soreness from Lipitor (atorvastatin) and my gastritis can that be the cause of it?

Possible: If you have had reactions to statin drugs before Lipitor it makes your symptoms more likely drug related. 2 weeks off the statin drugs will help your physician decide. Hold off on tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin type medicines for your headache until you have drug tests done for your liver function. ...Read more

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What causes chest pains/headaches/stomach inflammation/muscle pain all over/ear infections/cough?

Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Both arms numb no chest pain just a lil dizzy. And a little heart burn I have gastritis and back arthritis.

Both arms numb no chest pain just a lil dizzy. And a little heart burn I have gastritis and back arthritis.

Circulation: You may have circulation problems. Taking an Aspirin may help this but you may need more tests to see what is going wrong. ...Read more

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Left lower outer chest area with sharp pain radiating to shoulder blade. What is the possible cause? 23/m with history of gastritis and tenting of left diap

Likely GI, but...: In general, such a pain does not sound like heart pain, which is what most people would be concerned about. However, young people can have heart attacks. Such things as family history, smoking, gender, other diseases like high BP and diabetes increase the risk. However, I would think musculoskeletal or GI like reflux more likely. Bad pain, worsening, radiation, nausea, sweating or short breath-be seen. ...Read more

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Sharp upper stomach/back/chest/arm pain&nausea cause by gastritis or something else? Pain every other day no answers. Please help!

Few possibilities: Gastritis can certainly lead to that, especially of severe, or if an ulcer has developed. If the acid is very high it can come into the esophagus and worsen the situation causing esophagitis. Gallbladder issues also a possibility but would usually cause right sided chest pain. Suggest seeing a doc. Avoiding ALL FOODS that can worsen. Taking Prilosec in morning and Zantac (ranitidine) at night. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more